Sector : Dairy

Region Africa

Destination Market: Congo (Dem Rep)

Information : Congo (Dem Rep)

COUNTRY NAME: Congo (Dem Rep)

 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2018 (€million): 32 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017 (€million): 39

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2016 (€million): 45

 

TRADE:

For 2018, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 9,588 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €16.31 million to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

For 2017, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 7,430 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €14.4 million to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

For 2016, CSO estimates indicate that Ireland exported 7,232 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €12.5 million to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

 

PRODUCT: In recent years, the typical products exported to the Democratic Republic of the Congo were as follows;

  • Butter,
  • Fat Filled Milk Powder,
  • Fat Filled Powder,
  • Irish Creamery Butter,
  • Milk Powder,
  • Whole Milk Powder.

 

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: Trade in dairy products to Congo from Ireland is on the basis of the following certificate types;

  • Public and Animal Health and Veterinary statements from Milk Policy Division's (MPD's) Menu of Statements.
  • Applicants select from MPD's Menu of Statements to satisfy country requirements. However, custom and usage have set some precedents.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTSFood Exports Dairy - Key Requirements (doc 37Kb) .

 

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

 

CONTACT POINTS: dairyexportcerts@agriculture.gov.ie